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Bear Necessities

Bear Necessities is a convenience store and grill located on the first floor of Robert Purcell Community Center on north campus.

Our grill serves up deluxe burgers, hot chicken sandwiches, delicious french fries, and other mouth-watering comfort foods. You can also order our signature 5 Star Subs, and our homemade pizza (try the buffalo wing pizza to find out what the buzz is about!).

In our convenience store, you'll find a wide array of snacks, beverages, Freshtake Grab-n-Go sandwiches and salads, frozen take-away meals, household items, and pharmacy and beauty supplies.

Save time, don't wait in line!  Order online here.


Please note: During the summer, the Bear Necessities deli and salad counter is closed, and the grill closes at 2pm Monday through Friday. Pizza and calzones are available throughout open hours, and there are FreshTake sandwiches and salads in the cooler.


Starbucks Coffee, Tazo Tea, Hot Cocoa, Pepsi Beverages, Breakfast Menu, Deli Sandwiches, Burgers, Hot Dogs, Wings, Pizza, Calzones, Soup, Chili, Fries, Mozzarella Sticks, Onion Petals, and Grab-n-Go items



Robert Purcell Community Center, North Campus
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Contact Info:

Harry Ashendorf
Operations Manager, Robert Purcell Dining, Bear Necessities, Commissary

George Elk
Manager, Bear Necessities & Jansen's Market

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